Supply Operations Manager

Supply Operations Manager

Job Title: Supply Operations Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough
Salary: £350 per day
Start Date: 2019-01-07
Reference: J140462
Contact Name: Paul Lathbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 18:01

Job Description

Do you have a background of Commercial/Project/Quality management within the Defence/Aerospace sector?

If you do then this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team working on world leading and state of the art technology.

Job Title: Supply Operations Manager

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Role Description:
You will be the primary interface with the nominated Supplier(s) and responsible for the relationship between the supplier and company. You will be fully responsible for managing the purchase phase of the supply chain core process and deliver equipments to projects on time, to cost and fulfilling all performance and quality requirements.
You will provide support to all aspects of the Supply Chain process for equipments and participate in schedule and cost improvement initiatives.

• OQOT delivery of equipments from suppliers
• Day-to-day management of contract implementation (multi-project, international); timely and accurate reporting to PSMs; facilitate appropriate technical interaction between project (MSC/MPC) and supplier
• Acquiring in-depth knowledge of supplier leading to effective control of supplier
• Identifying risks and proposing/agreeing mitigating actions
• Quality responsibility for EQSR, PDR, CDR, MRR, TRR, TRB/SRB & DRB. Management of NCR's and RFWD and chairing of NRB's. Quality interface for MIP's, EEE and M&P. To provide support to quality audits as required.
• Completion of annual supplier evaluation (with appropriate support)
• Local follow-up/support to development plans (defined by SDM)

Internal Interfaces
• Project/Product Supply Manager
• Project Manager
• Project Engineering Manager
• Project PA
• Systems Engineering Team (RE's, MSCs, MPCs)
• Supply Contract Managers
• Supplier Relationship Managers (local and resident)
• Supply Quality Managers (inc. M&P, EEE Parts)
• AIT Manager / Lead Engineers
• Configuration Control
• Supplier Relationship Domain Managers/Commodity Managers
• Supplier Development Managers
• Other Project Disciplines eg EMC, Radiation etc.
• Supplier Development Managers
• AX Supplier Quality Assurance (Quality specialist)

External Interfaces
• Subcontractors/Suppliers of space qualified equipment and test hardware and software
• Customer interface as necessary (e.g. quality reviews, customer progress meetings)

Qualifications & Experience
• HND/Degree in a relevant Engineering subject
• Experience in a Defence/Aerospace environment with commercial/project/Quality management background
• Advanced level of Microsoft office applications

Key Attributes
• Strong drive and self-motivation
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Willingness to travel as and when required
• Knowledge of product assurance principles. Awareness of appropriate standards for space, ESA, ECSS, DSCC, MIL etc plus REACH
• Ability to work within a team
• Knowledge of Company Quality Systems AS9100, ISO 9001, ISO 14001